Santiago - Muxia

Camino from Santiago to Muxia

There are some miraculous stories in Muxía, such as the apparition of the Holy Mary in mortal flesh. In the Punta da Barca (Muxía) there were at least three sanctuaries throughout history.

The last shrine was initially constructed in 1976, and it is still in an amazingly beautiful environment. It preserves the stones that tradition has linked to the hull, the sail, and the rudder of the stone boat that brought Holy Mary to this land to encourage Apostle Saint James in his preaching. The temple is very frugal and was finished in this century. It displays two towers and a superb baroque altarpiece with a Lady chapel.

Several Pilgrim who reach Finisterre, continue their journey north until Muxia to visit this mystical town.

  • Santiago Way
    Santiago Way


Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Total distance: 90 km
Availability: From March to November
Minimum of persons: 1
Price per person (in double): From 610€
Extra for single accommodation: From 235€


– 6 nights accommodation and breakfast
– Luggage transport between hotels
– Emergency telephone service
– Pilgrim’s Credential
– Roadbook of the Portuguese Way of Santiago
– Travel documentation



Arrival and accommodation in a charming hotel in Santiago. Dinner featuring a “tasty menu” in the old town.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
Walkers leave from the Praza do Obradoiro by the wonderful cathedral. The route travels through the Carballeira de San Lourenzo by the old monastery of San Lourenzo de Trasouto, and it continues through Augapesada with its’ medieval bridge, Alto do Mar de Ovellas, Ponte Maceira with its great 13th century bridge and its mills.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
PONTE MACEIRA – SANTA MARIÑA – 24 km | 4,8 Miles
Leave Ponte Maceira and continue through Negreira (Pazo de Cotón and the Church of San Mauro) to arrive at A Pena. We go on walking to reach the village of Piaxe, and following the path through Cornovo, we later go over the “rego of Foxan” (stream) and cross Vilaserío and Cornado until the end of the journey in Santa Marinã.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
SANTA MARIÑA – OLVEIROA – 14 km | 8,6 Miles
The day begins in Santa Mariña das Maroñas with its Romanesque church and its hórreos (granaries). The route continues through Bon Xesús, Vilar de Castro, travelling up mount Aro, where there is an old Celtic settlement and a wonderful view. Continue to the end of the stage in Olveiroa.
Accommodation: Hotel 2*
OLVEIROA – CEE – 19 km | 11,7 Miles
The starts at Olveiroa, where on the walls of several houses down this road one can still see some small stands that lead to the beehives that are kept inside the houses. The stage goes on to Hospital do Logoso that in the past had a hostel for pilgrims. Little after you will find a crossroad leading to Fisterra, this road drives to Cee to finish the route.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
CEE – FINISTERRE – 16 km | 9,9 Miles
Leave Cee and the camino then reaches village of Corcubión (listed as a historical and artistic site) and Sardiñeiro. The day ends in the lighthouse of Finisterre, knows as the “end of the earth”.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
FINISTERRE – LIRES – 17 km | 10,5 Miles
The starting point is the church of Santa María das Areas and its Gothic cross, next passing through the village of Fisterra. Then the way continues to Val de Duio, Suarriba, Castrexe, Padrís, Canosa and finally, Lires.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
LIRES – MUXÍA 14 km | 8,6 Miles
The departing point is now Lires. From Lires, one travels to Vaosilveiro, Frixe, Guisamonde, Morquintián, Monte Facho, Praia de Lourido, the village of Muxía, and ends in the sanctuary of Nosa Señora da Barca and its holy stones: the “rocking stone” and the “kidney stone”.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*
End of our services.
– For an easy walk we can split the long walking days in two – contact us!


Low Season(March, April, May and October):
Price per person (in double bedroom): 610€
Single bedroom supplement: 235€

High Season (July and August):
Price per person (in double bedroom): 670€
Single bedroom supplement: 240€


– 6 nights accommodation and breakfast
– Luggage transport between hotels
– Emergency telephone service
– Pilgrim’s Credential
– Roadbook of the Portuguese Way of Santiago
– Travel documentation

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